Maps of the Alquist Priolo fault zones may be obtained from the California Geologic Survey. Geologists have found that earthquakes tend to concentrate and recur along faults, and the fact that a fault zone has recently experienced an earthquake offers no assurance the internal crustal stresses have been relieved enough to prevent another earthquake. Asked in Earthquakes Alquist-Priolo Faults(6 kB) This layer is intended solely as an educational tool. This barrier reef grew huge during hundreds of millions of years. Florida is hundreds of miles from the nearest plate boundary.